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  • Senate Democrats Threaten to Block More Bush Nominees

    03/26/2004 4:39:17 PM PST · by neverdem · 67 replies · 189+ views
    NY Times ^ | March 26, 2004 | DAVID STOUT
    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"/> March 26, 2004 Senate Democrats Threaten to Block More Bush NomineesBy DAVID STOUT ASHINGTON, March 26 — Senate Democrats threatened today to block all of President Bush's judicial nominations unless the White House promised not to name any more judges while Congress was away. "These actions not only poison the nomination process," the minority leader, Senator Tom Daschle, Democrat of South Dakota, said. "They strike at the principle of checks and balances that is one of pillars of American democracy." Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, a member of the Senate...